Most major religions–Christianity, Judaism, Islam–do not acknowledge the feminine power of God. Nevertheless, this mysterious feminine power of God strikes. Kali, The Black Goddess of Dakshineswar by Elizabeth U. Harding provides a wealth of information about the worship of the Goddess Kali. This book gives an. Harding, Elizabeth U.; Kali: the Black Goddess of Dakshineswar; Nicolas-Hays Inc, York Beach, Maine, ISBN Review by Colin Robinson.

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References to this book A Dream in the World: Wish u happy reading. Informative if you want a detailed description of how she is worshipped and by whom, I guess. Mar 06, Cicely rated it it was amazing. The Dakshineswar Temple in India is devoted to the worship of Ma Kali, and this book tells you all about the temple and how Kali is worshipped there–here festivals, her daily rituals.

I had read this as I then later attended a Kali Mandir in Laguna Beach, which in itself was a wonderful experience. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The Black Goddess of Dakshineswar.


She emphasizes terror, but also reassures tenderness. Everything you want to know about the mystic goddess is there in this book.

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Can’t fault it for how informative it is. Her one hand blesses and offers boons to devotees. You get an insight into mystics who attained God by worshipping Kali, and read about the Godman Sri Ramakrishna, who lived and worshipped the live image of Kali at the Dakshineswar Kali Temple. Kali’s story is blacj amazing as her personality traits. A very recommended read to everybody who’s interested in the Goddess worship, Kali M I got this book for my birthday, after trying to put my hands on it for a while, so I couldn’t wait to start reading it because I wanted to learn more about the story of goddess Kali and the way she is worshipped.

Kali rated it really liked it Feb 26, There are no bllack topics on this book yet. Kali stretches out her blood colored tongue in shame, and destruction comes to an end.

The concept of the Mother Goddess in the West–the meek, ever-loving, patiently suffering female–is very different than the image of Kali in the Hindu pantheon.


Chris Feldman rated it it was amazing Jul 27, Fiona rated it liked it Oct 25, Return to Book Page. And only when each one of us grows in this way, do we stand a chance to be the solution our daakshineswar longs for.

Kali: The Black Goddess of Dakshineswar

Feb 08, Drew Hoffman rated it it was amazing. Laura rated it it was amazing Feb 17, She is blacker than your blackest ego and she carries skulls as she destroys everything in you that is ego-created and an obstacle to being your best and highest Self. Howard Getz rated dakshineswaf it was amazing Apr 18, Refresh and try again.

Harding Limited preview – Harding Snippet view – This is a living story, and one of inspiration. Monica rated it it was amazing Feb 08, No trivia kail quizzes yet.